Person dies following motorcycle crash in Hawke's Bay

One person has died following a motorcycle crash on State Highway 38 in Hawke's Bay this afternoon.

A file image of a police car at the scene of a crash. Source: 1 NEWS

Police say emergency services were called to the scene of the single-vehicle crash in Tuai, north of Wairoa, at around 11.10am.

Traffic management is in place at the scene, and motorists are asked to avoid the area.

The serious crash unit attended the scene and inquiries into the circumstances of the crash are ongoing.